Alien Abductions and the Passion of John MackwithRalph Blumenthal

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Ralph Blumenthal, a staff reporter for The New York Times from 1964 to 2009, is the author of The Believer: Alien Encounters, Hard Science, and the Passion of John Mack.

Here he presents an overview of John Mack’s remarkable career. Mack won the Pulitzer Prize for his biography of T. E. Lawrence (i.e., Lawrence of Arabia). He was chair of the psychiatry department at Harvard University. His interest in alien abductions generated international media attention – as well as an investigation/inquisition at Harvard. Prior to his 2004 accidental death in London, Mack was preparing a book on survival after death.

(Recorded on April 6, 2021)

Published on April 19, 2021


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